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retouching in Capture one with beyond film style packs
05/01/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Post-Production

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: How I retouch my photos in Capture One 21 including using the Beyond Film style packs.

In this video I will share my process for retouching photos in Capture One 21. Including how the C1 Beyond Film style packs have...

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How to mount a canvass backdrop on a tube pvc
04/24/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Fundamentals , Gear , Pre-Production

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: How to mount a canvass backdrop to a tube and then a background stand

Today were going to go over how to mount a canvass backdrop with gaffer tape to a PVC tube so you can easily hang...

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Elinchrom Litemotiv 120 Review
04/10/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Gear

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: Elinchrom Litemotiv 120 review, Parabolic softboxes are truly better

I bought this modifier 2 years ago and I didn't really know what I had until I tested it against my other modifiers and...

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Complete training guide to color effects gels
04/03/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Lighting Technique

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE – Lighting Tutorial – Gels – Part 1 & 2

This 40 minute class will cover everything you need to know about color effects gels!

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begiiners lighting tutorial with flash
03/24/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Lighting Technique

Transitioning from window light to flash – a beginners guide to portrait lighting

This video will help you learn essential techniques with basic equipment to create and control artificial light, so that you don’t have to worry...

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Elinchrom Bridge
03/13/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Gear , The Academy

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: Do you need to buy the Elinchrom Bridge? Control up to 20 lights individually or simultaneously

The new Elinchrom Bridge device allows you to speed up your workflow by controlling the brightness, modeling light, recycle time, photocell, and beep right...

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Lightroom and photoshop retouching
03/03/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Post-Production

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: How I retouch my photos in Lightroom Classic

How I retouch my photos in Lightroom Classic plus extending the background in Photoshop with content aware fill

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depth-of-field in the portrait photography studio
01/09/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Fundamentals

How Depth-of-field affects sharpness in the studio

Today we’re going to talk about depth-of-field, not scientifically speaking, but practically speaking.

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How photographers can use histograms to nail their exposure
10/28/2020
Exclusive Training Videos , Fundamentals

How photographers can use histograms to nail their exposure

A histogram is a graph that depicts your image’s brightness when you review photos on the back of your camera or computer.

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Fashion portrait of Detroit fitness model Sonny James on a Gravity Backdrop
09/06/2020
Exclusive Training Videos , Posing

The power of perspective: how the elevation of your camera can empower the subject or the viewer

We look up to people we admire and we look down on people we despise. This rhetorical convention provides us with a visual point...

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Don’t let the fear of social media feedback hold you back, we all fail, even me
08/30/2020
Exclusive Training Videos , Post-Production

Don’t let the fear of social media feedback hold you back, we all fail, even me

While, there are a lot of really mean people online saying horrible things, in today’s video we’re gonna talk about overcoming the fear of...

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finding free models
08/16/2020
Exclusive Training Videos , Pre-Production

Book free models for test photoshoots in 3 easy steps

The three steps to booking models for free for your next practice photoshoot

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